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Name Brown, Morgan Welles
City Nashville
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1800 in Clarksville, TN
Died March 7, 1853, in Nashville, TN

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1800 in Clarksville, TN
Died March 7, 1853, in Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on December 18, 1833, to a seat vacated by John McNairy. Confirmed by the Senate on December 31, 1833, and received commission on January 3, 1834. Service terminated on March 7, 1853, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Andrew Jackson on December 18, 1833, to a seat vacated by John McNairy. Confirmed by the Senate on December 31, 1833, and received commission on January 3, 1834. Service terminated on March 7, 1853, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Assigned on June 18, 1839, to a new seat authorized by 5 Stat. 313. Service terminated on March 7, 1853, due to death.

Education:
Read law, ca. 1830

Professional Career:

Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, -1833
Newspaper editor, Nashville [Tennessee] Republican, 1832-1833
Commissioner to oversee erection of the state capitol, Nashville, Tennessee, 1843-1844


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